Regional Medical Center At Memphis Purchases CARESTREAM RIS

Facility Recently Upgraded CARESTREAM PACS to Achieve Embedded Voice Recognition, Automatic Registration of Volumetric Exams

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 14 — The Regional Medical Center at Memphis (The MED) of Memphis, Tenn., has purchased Carestream Health’s Vue RIS with embedded voice recognition to achieve more efficient scheduling and reporting for all radiology exams including mammography.

“In addition to advanced features such as embedded voice recognition, the exceptional functionality of Carestream’s RIS enables us to boost efficiency and adapt our radiology workflow as our needs change,” said Rob Sumter, The MED’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. “This RIS also offers powerful scheduling tools, mammography-specific tracking and reporting and other features that will streamline exam reading and reporting functions.”

The MED recently upgraded its CARESTREAM Vue PACS to obtain vendor-neutral archiving and innovative reading tools including automatic registration for volumetric exams and other advanced features that are available to any authorized user at any location. Vue PACS delivers a host of productivity-enhancing features and its open architecture interfaces easily with other clinical systems including EHR/EMR platforms.

RIS Helps Facilities Meet MU Requirements
Carestream’s Vue RIS equips healthcare providers to quickly and easily adapt data capture and workflow to address meaningful use requirements and other changes in healthcare practices and regulations. The RIS integrates easily with other information systems and delivers broad functionality including efficient patient scheduling and tracking; built-in critical results reporting; a native ACR peer review module; powerful business intelligence capabilities that help managers boost income; structured reporting; embedded voice recognition; and web-based scheduling for referring physicians.

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About Regional Medical Center at Memphis (The MED)
The Regional Medical Center at Memphis is a multi-state healthcare system providing accessible, efficient, quality healthcare for individuals in the Mid-South. Its primary service area includes west Tennessee, east Arkansas and north Mississippi. The Regional Medical Center is a comprehensive healthcare delivery system anchored by highly respected Centers of Excellence including trauma, burn, neonatal intensive care and high-risk obstetrics. In addition to its Centers of Excellence, the hospital provides an array of primary care services through its Health Loop and subspecialty clinics. The Regional Medical Center serves as one of the largest medical and surgical teaching sites for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. For more information, visit

About Carestream Health
Carestream Health is a worldwide provider of dental and medical imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions; molecular imaging systems for life science research and drug discovery/development; x-ray film and digital x-ray systems for non-destructive testing; and advanced materials for the precision films and electronics markets.
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